DTR Independent Shops is a collective of locally and independently owned shops in Downtown Raleigh.

#shopsmallDTR #3rdThursdayDTR


Our next event is

December 20th

from 6p - 9p


Every 3rd Thursday we host a special multi-shop event to highlight the independent retail community in Downtown Raleigh. Discover new locally and independently owned shops or revisit old favorites while enjoying extended hours, sips & snacks, and special in-store events and promotions. (Participation may vary by month. Check our hashtag #3rdThursdayDTR to see who is participating.)

#shopsmallDTR #3rdThursdayDTR

> Extended hours

> Sips & Snacks while you shop

> Special in-store events and promotions

Get yourself booked on our SHOPPING TOURS exclusive to the December 20th 3rd Thursday date! We will be touring the East and West side of Downtown Raleigh to talk to the owners about what they do best and give you the best holiday gifts these stores have to offer. The shopping tours are a service provided by DTR Independent Shops, so shop away and share your shopping moments with #shopsmalldtr!

West Side Shopping Tour:

  • Port of Raleigh

  • Gypsy Jule

  • Retro Modern Furnishings

  • Apex Outfitter

East Side Shopping Tour:

  • The Bittery

  • Raleigh Provisions

  • The ZEN Succulent

  • Read With Me

  • House of Swank

Participating Shops

Special Holiday Hours Listed Below Each Shop

A locally owned adventure outdoor retailer. Specializing in all outdoor adventures with top apparel and footwear brands in the industry.

23 W Hargett St

Mon-Sat 10am-8pm

Sunday 11-5

A cocktail supply shop and soda fountain curated by Crude Bitters and Sodas.

501 East Davie St

Thurs-Sat 11-7


Eat, Live, Love.

300 Blake St

Museum shop meets gift store. At DECO we celebrate local makers and unique brands. You’ll find the work of more than 75 local artisans and makers.

207 S Salisbury St

Saturdays in Dec open at 10am

Closed at 4pm 12/24

Closed 25-26

Closed at 4pm 12/31

Closed 1/1 Saturdays in Dec open at 10am


Uncommon gifts, accessories, jewelry & clothing from emerging designers & independent brands. Goods for men, women and babes!

215 E Franklin St #110

Vintage Mid Century Modern Home Furnishings, Vintage Clothing and Records.

302 S West St


Every item has a bigger purpose!

713 Tucker St

Rustic Boho Style + Wild West Vibes. Creative jetsetters love us!

207 W Davie St


Home goods with a story. Design services with heart

612 W South St.

Authentic Raleigh and NC themed t-shirt design and print shop, putting the softest fun loving shirts in your hands for go-to wear and treasured gifts.

119 E Hargett St.


Imagination, discovery and learning come to life through a mix of whimsical, innovative and educational children’s merchandise. Take home the power of play.

201 E Hargett St.

Where modern, simple, fun & functional designs come together, for you and your home #experienceyoureveryday

416 S McDowell St.

Dec 10 - Dec 23 10am-8pm

Christmas Eve 10am-5pm

Christmas Day Closed

Dec 26 - Dec 31 12-5pm

Jan 1 - Jan 2 Closed


A goldsmith studio and boutique that specializes in custom jewelry, heirloom repurposing, and features a selection of curated gift items.

201 S Salisbury St.

A North Carolina gourmet food & gift shop.

107 E Davie St.

12/10 - 12/24:

M-Sat 11-8

Sun 12-6


12/24: 11-4

Closed 12/25

12/26 - 12/31: 11-4

12/31 12-5

Closed 1/1

Open regular hours starting 1/2


Vintage for a modern lifestyle. Offering clothing, jewelry, homegoods, and apothecary.

18 Glenwood Ave.

open regular hours Thurs - Sat 11-6

A bookstore, workshop, and local art gallery in downtown Raleigh specializing in high-quality, diverse and contemporary children's through young adult books.

111 E Hargett St #110

Saturdays in December open until 7pm

open 12/23 11-4pm

closed 12/24-26

closed 12/31-1/1 Saturdays in December open until 7pm


A furniture store specializing in vintage and new, handmade furnishings and home decor.

300 W Hargett St #24
(storefront on Dawson St.)

Closed 12/24-12/25

Closed 12/31-1/1

An independent running brand and store specializing in running footwear, apparel and accessories.

401 Hillsborough St B


New and used vinyl and cassettes. Specializing in punk rock, heavy metal, classic rock, and jazz, but with a selection to please any music lover.

317 W Morgan St #105

Retail showroom and design studio of Holly Aiken Bags - a collection of timeless bags and accessories locally made with precision and care to withstand the daily grind.

20 E Hargett St.


A neighborhood plant & gift shop full of unique greenery and handcrafted gifts from emerging makers - featuring modern terrariums, workshops, and DIY Terrarium Bar with storefront locations in Downtown Raleigh and Downtown Durham.

208 S Wilmington St.

Open 7 Days A Week This Holiday Season From 11/26 - 12/23

Mondays - Saturdays from 11-7pm

Sunday's from 12-5pm)

Christmas Eve 12/24 Open from 9-1pm,

Closed 12/25, 12/26 and 12/27

Open for Regular Hours starting 12/28

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